Solved

$500-550 gaming PC build

In your opinion, what's the best $500-550 gaming PC build?
5 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about 500 550 gaming build
  1. Best answer
    This PC should be able to handle almost everything that you throw on it.. If you wanna overclock the CPU then i would advise you to get a CPU cooler !

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Biostar TA970 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $493.92
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-28 01:22 EST-0500)
  2. Thanks so much! What's the difference between the different types of the 7870? I'm talking about the Sapphire one and the MSI one.
  3. The MSI one that i have mentioned here is a a factory overclocked ver. so it will offer better performance, also its cheaper !


    If you feel my answers satisfied you, please pick it as the Best answer !
  4. What settings will this PC run next gen games on, at the best frame rates?
  5. Should give around 35-45 FPS on Ultra ..
Ask a new question

Read More

Gaming Build Systems